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Growth process of U.S. small cities

Stephen Devadoss and Jeff Luckstead

Economics Letters, 2015, vol. 135, issue C, 12-14

Abstract: This study analyzes the growth process of lower tail small U.S. cities for 2000 and 2010 census data using stochastic kernel, contour plot, and nonparametric regression. The results show that Gibrat’s law hold for small cities.

Keywords: Growth process; Gibrat’s law; Lower tail; United States (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: D30 C14 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2015
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